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Date:	Mon, 16 Jun 2014 07:15:49 -0700
From:	Guenter Roeck <>
To:	George Cherian <>,,,,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] extcon: extcon-dra7xx: Add Extcon driver for DRA7xx

On 06/15/2014 10:41 PM, George Cherian wrote:
> On 6/16/2014 10:29 AM, Guenter Roeck wrote:
>> On 06/15/2014 07:42 PM, George Cherian wrote:
>>> This is the driver for the USB ID pin detection. This driver
>>> handles only the USB ID pin changes generated by cable
>>> insertion/removal.
>>> Signed-off-by: George Cherian <>
>> Hi George,
>> Curious: Why can't you use extcon-gpio ?
> Main reason being missing dt support.

Then why not add dt support to it ?

>> Also, I thought that Linux specific bindings would be unacceptable.
>> "ti,dra7xx-extcon" looks very linux specific to me. Did the rules change ?
> Then how about "ti,extcon-usbid" ?

"extcon" seems very linux specific to me.

Anyway, not arguing, just asking, since I wondered. If the extcon maintainer
and the dt folks are happy with your driver, so am I.


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